Even though most of the country is in lockdown there are still plenty of ways to get explore the past! Amy Brunskill has put together a selection of online resources for you to peruse from home.
Category Archives: Thailand
Explore Wat Pak Nam with its emerald glass pagoda, Wat Saman Rattanaram and the huge Pink Ganesha, and the ruins of the Ayutthaya UNESCO site.
Visit Buddhist temples, toy museums, cafes, restaurants, and more.
Returned Garbage And Trash Talking Parrots: How Some Park Visitors Spread Their Bad Behavior; Leslie Wu; Forbes
It’s gotten so bad that some park officials are hitting return to sender on these boorish ways.
Better check your mail.
To show the importance of not littering in national parks, Thailand officials boxed up campers’ garbage and mailed it back to the rightful owners.
Tigers caught on camera lounging in a Jacuzzi-sized watering hole; Elizabeth Claire-Alberts; MongaBay
Conservationists set up two camera traps near a watering hole in a Thai forest — and then they waited. The first animal to step in front of the lens was a male tiger (Panthera tigris), who took a dip in the natural pool before sauntering off. Not long after that, a type of wild cattle called a banteng (Bos javanicus) briefly stepped into view before getting spooked and sprinting away.
Elephants, Long Endangered by Thai Crowds, Reclaim a National Park; Hannah Beech & Muktita Suhartono; New York Times
Source: Ayutthaya: Venice of the East
Festivals, food and the friendliest nation on earth! Put THIS destination at the top of your travel wish list; Wendy Douglas; Metro
Khao Yai National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best national parks to visit in Thailand.
Life reviews the highlights of the tourism sector during the past 12 months.
The ancient capital has been given Unesco Creative City status for its crafts and folk art and their enduring impact on Thai aesthetics.
Bangkok and Sukhothai have been added to the list of Unesco Creative Cities, a distinction for cities with creativity as core components of urban development, along with 64 other cities globally.
HVS Market Pulse: Khao Yai, Thailand; Ruj Masan, Pawinee Chaisiriroj & Paola Orneli Bock; Hospitality Net
Khao Yai National Park spreads across four provinces in eastern Thailand namely Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Nakhon Ratchasima and Saraburi. Situated approximately 180 kilometres from Bangkok, Khao Yai is the second largest national park in Thailand.
Thailand’s northernmost province of Chiang Rai, home of the famous cave rescue operation of the “Wild Boars” team of young footballers in June-July 2018, was one of ten provinces from all four…
Berlin, 11 March,2019 – Thailand’s northernmost province of Chiang Rai, home of the famous cave rescue operation of the “Wild…
Thailand has some 40,000 Buddhist temples and hundreds of ruins scattered throughout the country, showcasing the incredible architectural feats of both ancient and modern civilizations.